International Village

International Village earns top honors

Northeastern University’s newest residence hall, International Village, has received two new honors that recognize top priorities at the university—the fostering of a strong relationship with the surrounding community, and the promotion of sustainability.

In Search of Balance

In Search of Balance: The Intersection of Smart Growth, Healthy Food Access, and Sustainable Communities

A food desert expert with a strong community development background (Gallagher) and a social epidemiologist finishing up her doctorate at Harvard (Rosenfeld) met one spring day back in May of 2009 in Boston. The reason? …to explore the metrics of food deserts and, more importantly, what to do about them. Read more